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MOUNTAINS OF THE DOMINICAN REPUBLICErnest E. Williamsand
A. Stanley Rand '
Anolis iNSOLiTUS n. sp.Type. MCZ 60144, Paraje La Palma, Seccion La Palma, Municipio Con-stanza, Provincia La Vega, Repiiblica Dominicana,
C. E. Ray and R. R. AUen coll. 19 March 1963,
Cambridge, Mass. 24 October, 1969 Number 331A SCINCOID LIZARD FROM THE CRETACEOUSAND PALEOCENE OF MONTANA'
Cambridge, Mass. 24 October, 1969 Number 332THE BRAZILIAN TRIASSIC CYNODONT REPTILESBELESODON AND CHINIQUODON
Alfred Sherwood Romer
My thanks go to Richard H. Backus, James E. Craddock, andRichard L. Haedrich, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, fortheir encouragement and critical reviews in preparing this paper.The work was supported
by NSF Grant GB-7108 (R. H. Backus, principal investigator).
Cambridge, Mass. 30 December, 1969 Number 337LOWER VERTEBRATES FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS
HELL CREEK FORMATION, McCONE COUNTY,
Undescribed genus and species 1Disarticulated skull elements (MCZ 3514) and shell fragmentsare referable to a distinctive new baenid genus, and will be de-scribed in a forthcoming study
by Eugene Gaffney.
Family Scincidae ?Contogenys sloaniEstQS, 1969gThis lizard was described
by Estes (1969g). Contogenys re- sembles members of the Scincidae; although it is not clearly refer-able to that family, it is certainly a member of the Scincoidea.
material as follows: Princeton University nos. 20468, 20554-20569, 20571-20573, 20806-20807; University of Kansas nos.12453-12477; American Museum of Natural History nos. 8123-8129, 8131, 8140-8157, 9321-9329.
Thomas Rich kindly sent a small collection from the University of California (Berkeley) aswell as his personal collection.
1911. A new fossil alligator from the Hell Creek beds of Montana.Proc.
U. S. Nation. Mus., 41 : 297-302 .
Meseuiiiii of Comparative Zoolog^ERsiTYJCambridge, Mass. 30 December. 1969 Number 338
A NEW FROG OF THE GENUS DISCODELES(RANIDAE) FROM GUADALCANAL ISLAND
ACKNOWLEDGMENTSThanks are due to Mr. G. F. C. Dennis and his son Tony and tothe people of Malkuna. Partial support in the field was provided
by NSF grant GY 4555 to T. P. Webster and by NSF 6944 to Er-nest E. Williams. Illustrations were prepared by Walter Zawojski,Stanford University.
Stenoonops nitens BryantFigures 10-13Stenoonops nitens Bryant, 1942: 321, figs. 5, 10. The holotype male fromSt. Croix,
U. S. Virgin Islands, is in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, examined.
Stenoonops portoricensis PetrunkevitchFigures 14-18Stenoonops portoricensis Petrunkevitch, 1929: 72, figs. 61-63. The holo-type male from Toa
Alta, Puerto Rico, W. I., is in the American Museum of Natural History, New York City, examined. Roewer, 1942: 280; Bonnet,1958: 4156.
Records. The described female is from St. John,
U. S. Virgin Islands, July 23, 1966. One male was taken with the female.
Stenoonops reductus (Bryant)Figures 53-58Scaphioides reducta Bryant, 1942: 327, pi. 1, figs. 6, 8. The female holo-type from St. Croix,
U. S. Virgin Islands, is in the Museum of Comparative Zoology. Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., examined.
Cambkidce, Mass. 15 Jam ak\, 1970 Numhkk 341
FOUR NEW SPECIES OF ELEPHANTIDAE FROM THEPLIO-PLEISTOCENE OF NORTHWESTERN KENYA
Ek'pluis cf. plaiiifrons Falconer and Caiitley, Aiambourg, 1947: 114."Elephas . . . close to
E. exoptcitus", Patterson, 1966: 5.
GA-425 to Prof. Patterson, and by an Evolutionary Biology Train-ing Grant to the Department of Biology, Harvard University, NSFGrant no. BG-7346 (Reed
C. Rollins, principal investigator).
Comparison of Relative Abundance
by Weight of Major Groups
Batrachylodes minutus sp. nov.Holotype. MCZ 41391, an adult female, collected
by Fred Parker in the Aresi area, at 2000 feet elevation, on BougainvilleIsland, Solomon Islands, 14 April 1963.
Batrachylodes mediodiscus sp. nov.Holotype. MCZ 41589, an adult male, collected
by Fred Parker in the Pipekei area, at 2000 feet elevation, on Bougainville Island,Solomon Islands, 29 December 1962.
Batrachylodes gigas sp. nov.Holotype. MCZ 73764, an adult female, collected
by Fred Parker in the Lake Loloru area, at 4300 feet elevation, on Bou-gainville Island, Solomon Islands, 31 March 1966.
Paratypes. (all collected
by Fred Parker on Bougainville Is- land) MCZ 62018-19, 73765, and CAS 117442 from Lake Lo-loru, 4300 feet elevation, collected 31 March 1966.
Batrachylodes elegans sp. nov.Holotype. MCZ 54559, an adult female, collected
by Fred Parker at Mutahi, between 2200 and 3200 feet elevation, on Bou-gainville Island, Solomon Islands, 16 May 1966.
Batrachylodes montanus sp. nov.Holotype. MCZ 55009, an adult female, collected
by Fred Parker at Melilup, between 3500 and 4000 feet elevation, on Bou-gainville Island, Solomon Islands, 19 May 1966.
KEY TO THE SPECIES OF BATRACHYLODES
IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS
Cambridge. Mass. 15 May 1970 Number 348THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THE SKINKS REFERRED TOTHE GENUS DASIAAllen
CoLLETTE, B. B. 1961. Correlations between ecology and morphologyin anoline lizards from Havana, Cuba, and southern
Florida. Bull. Mus. Comp Zool.. 125: 137-162.
Cambridge. Mass. 15 May 1970 Number 350FIMBRIA AND ITS LUCINOID AFFINITIES (MOLLUSCA;BIVALVIA)
Kenneth Jay Boss
Allen. J. A. 1958. On the basic form and adaptations to habitat inthe Liicinacea (Eulamellibranchia).
Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc, ser. B, 241: 421-484.
Lamy, E. 1921. Revision des Lucinacea vivants du Museum d'HistoireNaturelle de Paris.
J. Conch., Paris, 65(3): 233-318.
RiDEWooD, W. G. 1903. On the structure of the gills of lamellibranchs.
Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. ser. B, 194: 147-284.Semper. K. 1880. Die natiirlichen Existenzbedingungen der Thiere.